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Racial Discrimination Lawsuit Against Humana Reinstated

July 6, 2012
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Kathryn Keys' employment was terminated by Humana Inc. in June 2008, citing a 2006 negative performance assessment and ignoring a 2007 favorable performance appraisal, according to the ruling.
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Supreme Court to Clarify What Constitutes a Supervisor in Harassment Cases

June 27, 2012
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The court accepted the case June 25 and has ruled on the issue previously under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
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DOJ Sues Staffing Agency for Violating Immigration and Nationality Act

May 24, 2012
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The complaint seeks a court order prohibiting future discrimination by the respondent, monetary damages to the employee and civil penalties.
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Medical Marijuana Use Not Protected by ADA: Appeals Court

May 23, 2012
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The lawsuit was brought by severely disabled plaintiffs who said conventional medications had not alleviated the pain caused by their impairments
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Civil Rights Protections Don't Extend to Wife of Illegal Immigrant

May 23, 2012
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Civil rights law does not protect workers or their spouses against employer discrimination based on their alien status, says an appellate court.
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Grocery Chain to Indemnify Directors, Officers Against All Litigation Losses

May 21, 2012
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The indemnification agreement that Safeway Inc.'s directors and officers will sign says in part that Safeway's board has determined the agreement is needed 'in order to attract and retain qualified individuals.'
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Pregnancy Discrimination Act Violated When School Fires Teacher for Premarital Pregnancy

May 21, 2012
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According to the May 16 ruling in Jarretta P. Hamilton vs. Southland Christian School Inc., Hamilton, who began teaching at the St. Cloud, Florida-based school in January 2008, conceived a child with her then-fiancé in January 2009. The couple got married the next month.
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